Sunshine Act Meetings; National Science Board

 
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Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 150 (Thursday, August 4, 2016)

Federal Register Volume 81, Number 150 (Thursday, August 4, 2016)

Notices

Pages 51511-51512

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2016-18663

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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Sunshine Act Meetings; National Science Board

The National Science Board, pursuant to NSF regulations (45 CFR part 614), the National Science Foundation Act, as amended, (42 U.S.C. 1862n-5), and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice of the scheduling of meetings for the transaction of National Science Board business as follows:

DATE AND TIME: August 9, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:35 p.m., and August 10, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. EDT.

PLACE: These meetings will be held at the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 1235, Arlington, VA 22230. All visitors must contact the Board Office (call 703-292-7000 or send an email to nationalsciencebrd@nsf.gov) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting and provide your name and organizational affiliation. Visitors must report to the NSF visitor's desk in the lobby of the 9th and N. Stuart Street entrance to receive a visitor's badge.

WEBCAST INFORMATION: Public meetings and public portions of meetings will be webcast. To view the meetings, go to http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/160809 and follow the instructions.

UPDATES: Please refer to the National Science Board Web site for additional information. Meeting information and schedule updates (time, place, subject matter, and status of meeting) may be found at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/meetings/notices.jsp.

AGENCY CONTACT: John Veysey, jveysey@nsf.gov, 703-292-7000.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONTACT: Nadine Lymn, nlymn@nsf.gov, 703-292-2490.

STATUS: Portions open; portions closed.

Open Sessions

August 9, 2016

8:00-8:30 a.m. Plenary introduction, NSB Chair and NSF Director Remarks

8:30-9:25 a.m. Joint session--Committee on Audit and Oversight and Committee on Strategy and Budget

9:25-10:25 a.m. Committee on Audit and Oversight (A&O)

10:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB)

1:35-3:25 p.m. Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

3:40-4:15 p.m. CSB Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF)

4:15-4:35 p.m. Joint session--Subcommittee on Facilities and Committee on Programs and Plans

August 10, 2016

8:00-9:45 a.m. Committee on Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI)

1:15-2:20 p.m. (Plenary)

Closed Sessions

August 9, 2016

1:10-1:35 p.m. (CSB)

August 10, 2016

10:00-11:00 a.m. (CPP)

11:00-11:30 a.m. (Plenary)

11:30-11:45 a.m. (Plenary Executive)

Matters To Be Discussed

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Plenary Board meeting

Open session: 8:00-8:30 a.m.

NSB Chair's Opening Remarks

NSF Director's Remarks

Joint Session of the Committee on Audit and Oversight (A&O) and Committee on Strategy and Budget

Open session: 8:30-9:25 a.m.

Committee Chairs' Opening Remarks

NSF FY 2015 Annual Report on Merit Review

Committee Chairs' Closing Remarks

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Committee on Audit and Oversight (A&O)

Open session: 9:25-10:25 a.m.

A&O Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Open A&O Minutes for May 2016

Inspector General's Update

Chief Financial Officer's Update

Update on Intergovernmental Personnel Act Program Review

Update on Implementation of Steps Resulting from National Academy of Public Administration Report

A&O Chair's Closing Remarks

Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB)

Open session: 10:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

CSB Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Open CSB Minutes for May 2016

Update on FY 2017 Budget

Discussion--NSF's Ideas for Future Investment

Review of Planning Process to Develop the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

CSB Chair's Closing Remarks

Committee on Strategy and Budget

Closed session: 1:10-1:35 p.m.

CSB Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Closed CSB Minutes for May 2016

Update on FY 2016 Budget Items Under Negotiation

Update on NSF FY 2018 Budget Request Development

CSB Chair's Closing Remarks

Committee on Programs and Plans

Open session: 1:35-3:25 p.m.

CPP Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Open CPP Minutes for May 2016

Calendar Year 2017 Schedule of Planned Action and Information Items: Update for the August 2016 meeting

National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Root Causes Report and NSF Response

STEM Education: Perspectives from the Education and Human Resources Directorate

CPP Chair's Closing Remarks

CSB Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF)

Open session: 3:40-4:15 p.m.

SCF Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Open SCF Minutes for May 2016

Report on Facilities-related Roles and Responsibilities Meeting

Discussion of Potential SCF Activities in 2016/2017

SCF Chair's Closing Remarks

Joint Session of the CSB Subcommittee on Facilities and Committee on Programs and Plans

Open session: 4:15-4:35 p.m.

Committee Chairs' Opening Remarks

Discussion of the NEON Performance and Plans (NPP) report recommendations

Matters To Be Discussed

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Committee on Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI)

Open session: 8:00-9:45 a.m.

SEI Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Open SEI Minutes for May 2016

Maximizing the Effectiveness of Science and Engineering Indicators

Introduction to Indicators 2018 and Discussion of Chapter/

Topic Narratives

Update on the Companion Brief on Career Pathways of STEM Ph.D.s

Discussion of the Next Companion Brief and Other Indicators Communication Mechanisms

SEI Chair's Closing Remarks

Committee on Programs and Plans

Closed Session: 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Committee Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Closed CPP Minutes for May 2016

Continued Discussion of Mid-scale Research Infrastructure

Divestment Process and Status for Arecibo and Other Observatories

Committee Chair's Closing Remarks

Plenary Board

Closed session: 11:00-11:30 a.m.

NSB Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Closed Plenary Minutes for May 2016 meeting and June 2016 teleconference

NSF Director's Remarks

Closed Committee Reports

NSB Chair's Closing Remarks

Plenary Board (Executive)

Closed session: 11:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

NSB Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Closed Plenary Executive Minutes for May 2016

NSF Award Involving a Board Member

NSB Chair's Closing Remarks

Plenary Board

Open session: 1:15-2:20 p.m.

NSB Chair's Opening Remarks

Approval of Open Plenary Minutes for May 2016

NSF Director's Remarks

Impact of Brexit Regarding Science Cooperation

Office of Legislative and Public Affairs (OLPA) Strategic Communications Plan

Open Committee Reports

Discussion of Materials for the Presidential Transition

Discussion and Approval of NSB Meeting Dates for 2017

NSB Chair's Closing Remarks

Meeting Adjourns: 2:20 p.m.

Chris Blair,

Executive Assistant, National Science Board Office.

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